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Immunology Researcher - Discovery

Kelly Services
Beltsville, MD 20705
**Discovery Researcher - Immunology**


(Research Associate, Senior Researcher, Scientist and Senior Scientist level based on qualifications)


Direct Hire/Salaried


Beltsville, MD


Kelly Science is supporting our biopharmaceutical client that is focused on the discovery and development of novel Immunomedicines for the treatment of cancer and other immune-related diseases. We are seeking motivated and experienced Research Associates (I, II, or III) or Scientist (I, II, or III) to join our team. A researcher in this position will utilize their experience and skill set to perform a variety of laboratory assays and research studies as part of a team to validate and advance novel targets in the pipeline. The selected candidate will work in a highly dynamic, proactive, multidisciplinary environment with the goal of rapidly moving novel biological Immunomedicines to the clinic.


**Responsibilities**


+ Work with a team engaged in Discovery research.

+ Processing and storage of incoming blood products such as leukopaks and blood samples.

+ Cell culture of commonly used cell lines.

+ Perform in vitro immune-based plate-based assays such as ELISAs.

+ Perform in vitro immune cell-based assays such as proliferation assays, which may include aiding in high throughput screening with high-tech automation.

+ Help with in vivo tumor models and ex vivo tissue collection and analysis.

+ Tissue slide sample immunohistochemistry (IHC) staining and imaging.

+ Aid in ordering and maintaining inventory of common lab supplies.

+ Aid in maintenance of freezer and liquid nitrogen inventories of proteins and cell lines.


**Requirements**


+ Bachelors degree minimum in Immunology or similar discipline

+ 2+ years of research experience in industry, or 5+ years of combined academic + industry experience (Research Associate I, II or III starting level commensurate with experience)

+ Cell culture experience with tumor cell lines and primary cells.

+ Previous experience with blood product processing (such as leukopak PBMC isolation).

+ Experience in immunology or cancer related studies is preferred.

+ Expert hands-on work capabilities and skills in the laboratory setting.

+ Ability to independently follow SOPs to perform laboratory assays and in vivo studies.

+ Prior work with IHC, plate-based assays, and cell-based assays is desired.

+ Demonstrated ability to work well in a team setting to achieve company objectives.

+ Experience in high throughput methodologies/instrumentation is advantageous.

+ Experience with ordering and maintenance of lab supplies.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-05-22

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